Articles from Stephen Kellie

The benefits and disadvantages of Britain’s ageing workforce

Since mid-2016, Britain’s population has increased by an incredible 392,000 with the Office for National Statistics claiming that the overall population has exceeded 66 million people in 2017 — but this isn’t only a result of more births. In fact, the ONS has recorded that 18 per cent of those based in the UK were 65+ and 2.4 per cent were 85+ in 2016.

Brexit will make the construction skills shortage even worse

Beat the Construction Skills Shortage – Save Time with Outsourced Waste Management.

Apprentices and graduates expand the Mediaworks workforce

We’re not shy about bringing in a new batch of apprentices here at Mediaworks with the help of Baltic Training either. This year, we’ve welcomed Jack Johnson and Reece Collingwood to our outreach team, and Josh Brown to our SEO team.

Mediaworks Inspire Pupils to ‘ReDiscover’ Digital in New Lloyds Bank Initiative

On Tuesday 3rd July, we took part in the first ever Lloyds Banking educational programme, The Rediscover Live Project. Selected as part of a cohort of successful North East businesses, Mediaworks supported the project, aimed at local school children aged 11-14 in the region, by providing the students with a background into Digital Marketing.

Run2 Academy wins prestigious People Development Award

Six companies are collaboratively working together to provide unique opportunities for young people in the North East of England…

Attracting and Retaining talented workers

The demand for construction workers is increasing and the construction industry board predicted in 2016 that 230,000 jobs would be created within the course of five year. The productivity in the industry has yet remained flat since 1995. One of the problem has been from hiring under-skilled workers. with so many roles to fill and construction skills in such high demand, how can you attract the talented workers you need for your next refurbishment and shopfitting project?

New figures show attainment gap remains for vision impaired pupils

Royal Blind has welcomed new figures which show an improvement in the number of vision impaired pupils who progress to positive destinations after school.  However, the charity, which runs the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh, has highlighted they still face an attainment gap compared to fully sighted pupils.

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